Get good grades, go to university, get a job. That’s what I was told to do and that’s what I did. That is what people do, it was supposed to make me happy. I was offered a graduate job 8 hours from home and I didn’t even consider turning down the offer. This is what I had… Continue reading Life after graduation…
I currently have a lot of spare time. Spare time makes me reflective. Today I have been casting my mind back to when I was 18, still living at home and just finishing college. I wanted to travel, to see the world, or at least a little part of it. I decided to go inter-railing, solo.… Continue reading Once upon a time… I went inter-railing
In 2014, I was scared, scared that Scotland would leave the UK. I worried about possible economic consequences, divides within Scotland and obviously about the ‘divorce’ from the rest of the UK. I have always been proudly British. I was relieved when I woke up on September 19th to find we would remain a part of… Continue reading I am Scottish, British, European.
I have just graduated from university. After four years at university, and a total of 17 years in education, I am finally free. It’s everything I ever wanted, but it turns out being a graduate isn’t as marvellous as I once thought. With graduation, comes a Facebook feed filled with cheesy posts about the sadness… Continue reading It’s a new chapter, but is that a good thing?